1. Browns Releasing Phil Taylor Epitomizes Everything Cleveland Must Evolve from

    On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns closed the book on the 2011 trade that netted the team five draft picks (including a pair of first-rounders) and the Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 45,584 reads 145 comments

  2. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 3 NFL Awards

    Last weekend brought with it dress-rehearsal time across the National Football League. The third week of the preseason means extra action for the starters—often a half or more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 91,891 reads 252 comments

  3. Cleveland Browns vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Saturday evening's "dress rehearsal" preseason game was supposed to be all about young quarterbacks answering questions. Could Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 92,180 reads 89 comments

  4. Undrafted Rookie RB Zach Zenner Making a Name for Himself with Detroit Lions

    Heading into training camp, talk of the Detroit backfield centered on how carries would be split between starter Joique Bell and rookie Ameer Abdullah ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 30,239 reads 53 comments

  5. Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Look Like Legit Threat In Preseason Win

    The Kansas City Chiefs have been on quite the roller coaster the past few seasons. The NFL 's worst team in 2012. A surprise playoff team the following season. Right back out of the postseason a year ago...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 25,287 reads 144 comments

  6. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 2 NFL Awards

    The 2015 NFL preseason has reached the halfway point. For some teams, it came with renewed hope. The Tennessee Titans saw a strong second showing from rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 86,624 reads 162 comments

  7. Accuracy, Consistency Keys to Better 2nd Preseason Start for Jameis Winston

    There were a lot of adjectives thrown around regarding Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston 's first preseason start. Tom Pelissero of USA Today called it "uneven...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 15,046 reads 18 comments

  8. St. Louis Rams vs. Tennessee Titans: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Week 2 of the NFL preseason is just about in the books. For most teams it was an uneventful weekend. For the Green Bay Packers it was a disaster...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 100,307 reads 129 comments

  9. Ranking the Most Impressive Preseason Performers So Far

    We're just about halfway through the 2015 NFL preseason. As of this morning, 10 NFL teams have played two exhibition contests. There's a full slate on tap for Saturday as well...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 56,184 reads 143 comments

  10. Johnny Manziel Has Earned Chance to Start for Browns in Preseason Week 3

    Yes, you read that title right. No, I have not been drinking. Much-beleaguered quarterback Johnny Manziel of the Cleveland Browns , who has been the butt of more jokes than ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 196,492 reads 279 comments

  11. Kelvin Benjamin Injury Crushing Blow for Panthers' Playoff Hopes

    In 2014, the Carolina Panthers became the first team in NFL history to win the NFC South two years running. Yes, it was with a 7-8-1 record, but two in a row is two in a row...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 79,777 reads 207 comments

  12. Does Chris Johnson Have Anything Left to Offer the Arizona Cardinals?

    It wasn't long ago that Chris Johnson was arguably the most electrifying player in the NFL . He had just rushed for over 2,000 yards in 2009. Three times that season, Johnson scored on runs of at least 85 yards...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 10,121 reads 15 comments

  13. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 1 NFL Awards

    Well, folks, football season is finally here. OK, sort of. Yes, teams played a full slate of games across the NFL this past week...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 178,567 reads 352 comments

  14. Tim Tebow Provides Spark in Eagles Debut but Still Has Long Way to Go

    You can count on very few things in life. Death. Taxes. Politicians lying. And Tim Tebow creating a buzz every time he steps on an NFL field. Such was the case Sunday, when Tebow took the field to a standing ovation in Philadelphia...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 218,671 reads 324 comments

  15. Breaking Down Jameis Winston's NFL Preseason Debut

    On Saturday night, the NFL 's focus was on Minnesota, where rookie quarterback (and No. 1 overall pick) Jameis Winston was set to see the first game action of his career when the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took on the Minnesota Vikings ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 39,359 reads 263 comments

  16. Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    It's time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to unwrap their new toy. On Saturday night in the Twin Cities, the No...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 115,435 reads 282 comments

  17. NFL Preseason Week 1: Takeaways from Friday's Action

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. Well, if you're a fourth-string wide receiver, anyway. Week 1 of the 2015 NFL preseason is underway, played to the theme of "Send in the Scrubs...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 112,365 reads 254 comments

  18. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 14

    Well, folks, the 2015 NFL preseason is underway in earnest. Six games were played on Thursday night and another half-dozen took place on Friday. Thursday's games brought with them what NFL teams fear most this time of year: injuries...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 215,886 reads 116 comments

  19. Washington Redskins vs. Cleveland Browns: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III have more than a few things in common. Both played college football in the state of Texas...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 117,887 reads 150 comments

  20. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 13

    Are you ready for some football? OK, are you ready for some sort of football? On Thursday, the 2015 NFL preseason gets underway in earnest with six games being played, including a potential Super Bowl 50 preview in Foxborough, Massachusetts ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 9,148 reads 30 comments

  21. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 12

    Tuesday brought with it a titanic development across the NFL , one that shook the league to its very foundations. OK, so that might be a slight exaggeration. Most of the NFL's teams released their first depth charts of 2015...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 913 reads 1 comments

  22. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 11

    Training camp, like Saturday night in Elton John songs, is alright for fighting. Yes, coaches hem and haw about how there's "no place" for it. But there's a reason there are so many scuffles in camp every year...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 182,269 reads 255 comments

  23. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 10

    The madness is officially underway. Well, sort of anyway. On Sunday night, the Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings kicked off the 2015 NFL preseason with the annual Hall of Fame Game, which the Vikings won 14-3...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 73,984 reads 77 comments

  24. 2015 Hall of Fame Game Viewing Guide: Who, What and Why You Should Watch

    Are you ready for some football? Granted, it's only a preseason game, but Sunday night NFL junkies across America will be treated to their first taste of football when the Pittsburgh ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 28,929 reads 43 comments

  25. NFL Training Camps 2015: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 7

    Friday brings with it the end of the first full week of training camps around the NFL . For some teams, it's been a good week. Young players have taken to the NFL more quickly than expected...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 6 months ago 78,399 reads 90 comments